Three different regimens of antibiotic treatment have been employed in order to evaluate their efficacy as a prophylaxis for abdominal hysterectomy. Two short term administrations (Cephtriaxone and Cephamandole plus Tobramycine) and a conventional full dose treatment (Cephazoline) have been compared over a group of homogeneous patients. No significant differences, except a reduction in postoperative time spent in hospital, have been found among the groups. A reduction in urinary tract infection has also been reported with a single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis.

Antibiotic prophylaxis for abdominal hysterectomy

GRECO, Pantaleo;
1988

Abstract

Three different regimens of antibiotic treatment have been employed in order to evaluate their efficacy as a prophylaxis for abdominal hysterectomy. Two short term administrations (Cephtriaxone and Cephamandole plus Tobramycine) and a conventional full dose treatment (Cephazoline) have been compared over a group of homogeneous patients. No significant differences, except a reduction in postoperative time spent in hospital, have been found among the groups. A reduction in urinary tract infection has also been reported with a single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis.
Mele, G; Loizzi, P; Greco, Pantaleo; Gargano, G; Varcaccio Garofalo, G; Belsanti, A.
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